These 11 programming languages now work with Kite’s AI code-completion tool

Kite, the maker of an AI-powered tool that automatically completes lines of code, has added support for 11 new languages beyond Python and JavaScript. 

The newly supported languages consist of Java, C, C++, C#, TypeScript, Kotlin, Objective C, Scala, Go, HTML/CSS, and Less. With the 11 new languages, Kite now supports 13 languages. They’re almost all among RedMonk’s list of the top 20 most popular programming languages

Kite CEO Adam Smith tells ZDNet it will also roll out support for PHP, Ruby and Shell in the next few weeks.  

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Kite promises to adapt to a developer’s style of coding on the fly and suggest multiple tokens – the equivalent of words – without developers first having to manually define the structure of a ‘sentence’.

However, Kite initially only supported Python completions because its former approach required it to build a dedicated semantic

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Cognizant acquires Bright Wolf to expand Industrial IoT business

Cognizant has acquired Bright Wolf in order to push the firm’s portfolio further into the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) market. 

On Thursday, the digital services group said the deal will “enrich” Cognizant’s existing IoT services range, designed for smart factories, equipment monitoring, connected vehicles, and lately, products that leverage data analytics to improve the safety of buildings in light of COVID-19.

See also: The Rise of Industrial IoT

The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. 

Founded in 2009, Durham, North Carolina-based Bright Wolf is an enterprise IoT technology and solutions provider for large-scale manufacturing outfits, ranging from energy to agriculture and transport. 

CNET: This app lets you see IoT devices around you and what data they’re taking

Bright Wolf develops custom IIoT solutions for Fortune 1000 companies and is an AWS partner. Services include consultancy, bringing traditional factories into Industry 4.0 by automating and providing data analytics,

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5G drives Ericsson in third quarter

Underlying business fundamentals remaining strong in North America, driven by consolidation in the US operator market pending spectrum auctions, and increased demand for 5G overall have contributed to a strong third quarter for Ericsson.

In the three-month period ended 30 September 2020, the Swedish comms tech firm posted overall revenues of SEK 57.5bn ($6.5bn), inching up 1% on a yearly basis and 3% quarterly.

Adjusted for comparable units and currency increased by 7% on an annual basis, mainly driven by 5G sales in Mainland China. Q3 2020 saw the company turn around a SEK 4.2bn operating loss into operating income of SEK 8.6bn ($980m) profit. Net income rose from a loss of SEK 6.9bn to a net profit of SEK 5.6bn ($790m).

Networks reported sales increased by 6% year-on-year, with an increase of 13% adjusted for comparable units and currency. Operating margin excluding restructuring charges was 22.7%, compared with 18.4%

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